Safeguarding Contact Information
Acting Parish Safeguarding Officer: Donald Yonge
If you have any questions at all about how we look after the children, young people and vulnerable adults in our care, please speak to our Acting Parish Safeguarding Officer: Donald Yonge.
Full details of the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisors, who can give expert and immediate support on any Safeguarding concern, are available here.
Practical guidance on safeguarding is set out in the Church of England Parish Safeguarding Handbook.
You can get immediate support from Childline on 0800 1111 or the NSPCC on 0808 800 5000. If you believe someone is at immediate risk or danger, you should call the police on 999.
Other helpful numbers include:
Samaritans, for people struggling to cope and needing someone to talk to - 116 123
Action on Elder Abuse - 0808 808 8141
24-hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline - 0808 2000 247
Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP, part of the National Crime Agency) whose role is to keep children safe from sexual abuse and grooming online - www.ceop.police.uk